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The 2022 MK8 GTI Is The Most Trackable GTI Yet

Photo: VolkswagenA week or so ago, I drove to M1 Concours in Pontiac, MI to drive the Mk8 GTI on the facility’s road course and on an autocross course they put together for the event. I drove both the manual and DCT versions of the new car back to back with some MK7s. Before we get cracking on this, I should mention that the new cars had…
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What’s Your Favorite Bit Of Automotive Slang?

There are a lot of weird phrases and terms that gearheads use to communicate. It can be hard to decipher sometimes, but it’s fun to learn how car (and bike) lovers talk about the machines that bring us joy. Whether that’s referring to Toyota Tacomas as “Tacos” or calling single-cylinder bikes “thumpers.” There’s no end to the weird things we say.…
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Bentley Bentayga Largest Carbon Fiber Wheels

Image: BentleyCarbon fiber is a perfect material for Bentley in that it offers lightweight performance and it’s also pretty damn expensive. Bentley spent years developing a wheel specifically for the Bentayga SUV, and now it’s releasing them.Bentley’s in-house coachbuilding arm Mulliner partnered with carbon fiber specialist ​​Bucci Composites,…
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